Ball's Pyramid 1844 foot high rock island located 20 km miles) southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean. Ball’s Pyramid is the remnant of a volcano that formed about 7 million years ago. The population consisted of fewer than 30 individual
This is midnight in Antarctica! The ice tower is on Mt Erebus, the second highest volcano on the continent. Erebus, the personification of primordial darkness, seems an odd name at this time of year! Photo by Carsten Peter.
Taal Volcano is a complex volcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Historical eruptions are concentrated on Volcano Island, an island near the middle of Lake Taal. The lake partially fills Taal Caldera.
Great Pyramid of Giza, El Giza, Egypt. The oldest of both the Wonders of the Ancient World" and the three pyramids that make up the Giza Necropolis, this pyramid is thought to be a tomb for the Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu